Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Golden Rice Fields

Golden Rice Fields

Indra Sharan KC

Rice fields are level terraces with bunds, for it requires water to be collected for at least 6 inch for about three months from plantation time in July. It is harvested in November. Rice fields are kept dry for about one two two months for better yield and for better harvest practices.  Before one months of harvest, rice start changing from green to brown to golden color, contrasting with other greenery in the surrounding

Pawai Gamde VDC, has total area of 13 Sq km.  The land that grows rice in Pawai Gamde  is divided into two geomorphological units: Suraudi khola rice fields (at elevation of 700 to 900 meter) and Pawai khola rice fields (1000 to 1200 meter).  The fields in this picture are from Pawai Khola area.




Picture taken on fifth day of Dipawali (October 19, 2008). Dipawali is related to, among many other things, agricultural prosperity.
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